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Latest Medicines Shortages Posted on 9 Nov 2018

These lists WILL NOT BE inclusive and the information represents only what has been reported to and by the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)

The Coventry & Warwickshire Area Prescribing Committee references these data for information only and cannot guarentee accuracy. It should be used as a guide only.

 

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (01/11/2018) set the FINAL price concessions for October 2018.
 
The new additions to the October 2018 price concessions list are below:

 

Drug

Pack Size

Price Concession

Allopurinol 100mg tablets

28

£2.54

Allopurinol 300mg tablets

28

£5.83

Furosemide 40mg tablets

28

£2.49

Lamotrigine 100mg tablets

56

£20.76

Lamotrigine 200mg tablets

56

£24.17

Lamotrigine 50mg tablets

56

£8.95

Lercanidipine 10mg tablets

28

£4.02

Lercanidipine 20mg tablets

28

£7.87

Losartan 50mg tablets

28

£1.40

Naproxen 250mg tablets

28

£2.30

Nebivolol 5mg tablets

28

£6.54

Ondansetron 4mg tablets

10

£16.59

Ramipril 2.5mg tablets

28

£3.93

Risperidone 1mg tablets

20

£4.80

Risperidone 2mg tablets

60

£1.80

Risperidone 3mg tablets

60

£37.02

Risperidone 4mg tablets

60

£25.70

Risperidone 500microgram tablets

20

£3.03

Sevelamer 800mg tablets

180

£60.02

Telmisartan 40mg tablets

28

£9.31

 

 
DHSC previously (26.10.2018) granted the following list of price concessions:
 

 

Drug

Pack Size

Price Concession

Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops

5ml

£3.17

Diamorphine 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules

5

£15.47

Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules

5

£9.50

Latanoprost 50micrograms/ml eye drops

2.5ml

£9.50

Levetiracetam 100mg/ml oral solution sugar free

300ml

£27.30

Metronidazole 400mg tablets

21

£7.00

Naproxen 500mg tablets

28

£5.00

Nicorandil 10mg tablets

60

£3.39

Propranolol 10mg tablets

28

£3.07

Propranolol 40mg tablets

28

£2.72

Propranolol 80mg tablets

56

£5.00

Ramipril 10mg tablets

28

£5.00

Tadalafil 5mg tablets

28

£28.50

Topiramate 50mg tablets

60

£9.38

Valsartan 40mg capsules

28

£5.15

 

DHSC previously (23.10.2018) granted the following price concessions


 

Drug

Pack size

Price Concession

Amisulpride 100mg tablets

60

£8.25

Amisulpride 200mg tablets

60

£13.40

Amisulpride 50mg tablets

60

£5.22

Buprenorphine 2mg sublingual tablets sugar free

7

£5.25

Buprenorphine 8mg sublingual tablets sugar free

7

£15.40

Orlistat 120mg capsules

84

£24.01

Ramipril 5mg tablets

28

£5.54

Topiramate 100mg tablets

60

£18.68

Valsartan 160mg capsules

28

£11.95

Valsartan 80mg capsules

28

£9.95

No additional endorsements are required for price concessions. A price concession only applies for the month in which it is granted.

 PSNC Website  useful links below:

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/generic-shortages/

http://psnc.org.uk/dispensing-supply/supply-chain/branded-shortages/branded-shortages-list/

 

  

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